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Fairfax County, Virginia

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Cristin Bratt,
Communications Director

NCS News and Information

Stories and News from the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services.

NCS Senior Centers Give Back through Annual Winter Warming Service Project

NCS
December 1, 2022

Now in its fourth year, the annual Fairfax County Senior Centers’ Winter Warming Service Project collects new or handmade hats, gloves, mittens and scarves for adults, children and infants in Fairfax County. Donated items are given to local nonprofit organizations including Cornerstones, ShelterHouse and HumanKind Foster Care. These community partners distribute the items to the communities…

Fairfax County Adds Fourth Public Meeting to Collect Input Regarding New Community Space in Annandale

Fairfax
November 23, 2022

The Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services has added a fourth Community Engagement Forum regarding new community space in Annandale. The 1,800-square-foot space is located in the Heritage Mall Shopping Plaza and will house the Boys & Girls Club. Partners and community members…

Give Thanks: Join NCS for Thanksgiving Events at Our Community Centers

Give
November 15, 2022

This Thanksgiving, join the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services for special events at our community centers located throughout Fairfax County. Mark your calendars for these Thanksgiving meals and other events taking place in November:

Annual Thanksgiving Potluck at ...

Join NCS at Spook-tacular Events This Halloween

Join
October 20, 2022

This Halloween, join the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services for special events at our community centers located throughout Fairfax County. Mark your calendars for these spook-tacular events taking place at the end of October:

Trunk or Treat at ...

Ribbon Cut on New Lorton Community Center & Library

Ribbon
October 18, 2022

On Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, Fairfax County leaders joined community members to celebrate the opening of the new Lorton Community Center & Library. More than 1,400 people attended a community celebration that included a…

NCS Highlights Afterschool Programs at Lights On Afterschool Events in October

NCS
October 18, 2022

The Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services is highlighting the importance of our afterschool programs with Lights On Afterschool events at four of our Community Centers.

The Afterschool Alliance organizes Lights On…

Fairfax County Seeks Public Input Regarding New Community Space in Annandale

Fairfax
October 11, 2022

The Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services is hosting a series of Community Engagement Forums regarding the upcoming community space at Heritage Center in Annandale. The 1,800-square-foot space is located in a retail shopping plaza and will…

Lorton Community Center Grand Opening Scheduled for October 15

Lorton
October 10, 2022

The new Lorton Community Center opened its doors Oct. 10, 2022, becoming Fairfax County’s 12th community center. The center serves as the new home for the Lorton Senior Center, which formerly operated in leased space, as…

Fairfax County Proclaims September as Hunger Action Month

Fairfax
September 30, 2022

On Sept. 1, 2022, Fairfax County proclaimed September as Hunger Action Month, a time to stand against hunger. The proclamation was signed by Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jeffrey McKay, Mason District Supervisor Penelope Gross, Providence District Supervisor Dalia Palchik, and Sully District Supervisor Kathy Smith.

Kathy Smith read…

September Is National Preparedness Month

September
September 20, 2022

During National Preparedness Month, the Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood & Community Services is reminding Fairfax County residents and child care programs about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies.

In 2004, the Federal Emergency Management Agency launched National…

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